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Section 2: War In Europe

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Peace for Our Time ~rdh/ eurodocs/ uk/ peace.html
Text of Neville Chamberlain's historic statement after the Munich conference in September 1938.

Chronology of International Events, March 1938 to December 1941 pub/ academic/ history/ marshall/ military/ wwii/ chrono_1938-41.txt
Detailed time line of events preceding the U.S. entry into World War II, issued by the U.S. Department of State in 1941.

Winston Churchill
Account of Churchill's life, with links to his most famous speeches and quotations.

The Allies at War: Three Titans history/ worldwars/ wwtwo/ allies_at_war_01.shtml
Chronicles the tense relationship between the World War II leader of the French government in exile, Charles de Gaulle, and the allied leaders who helped bring him to power in France, Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The Munich Crisis munich.html
Account of the German provocations that led to talks in Munich, Germany, among the major European powers, and the eventual German occupation of Czechoslovakia.

Neville Chamberlain history/ historic_figures/ chamberlain_arthur_neville.shtml
Brief biography of the British prime minister who first negotiated with Adolf Hitler and later declared war on Germany, only to be driven from power at home. Includes links to analysis of Chamberlain's policy of appeasement and the start of World War II.